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Metal Detecting After a Hurricane and gold coins on a beach

Best Beach Metal Detectors

The break line is a fantastic but potentially dangerous area to hunt. Best done in a calm sea, walking in the break with your waterproof pulse induction detector can allow you to hunt some areas which are only uncovered briefly. Be sure to bring your long handled sand scoop as there is no way you'll be able to dig by hand.

Minelab Excalibur II Metal Detector with 10" Search Coil

$1,499.00
17 frequency Minelab Excalibur II metal detector with 10" search coil. Submersible, rugged hunting tool for small & mid-sized treasures
SKU: 3303-0124
★★★★★

Minelab CTX 3030 Standard Metal Detector with Wireless Headphones

$2,499.00
Go pro & find more treasures using the Minelab CTX 3030 standard, waterproof metal detector with wireless headphones
SKU: 3228-0101
★★★★★

Minelab Equinox 800 Metal Detector

$949.00
Minelab's Equinox 800 offers the most versatility for all treasure hunting across any terrain, perfect for the beach. Multi-IQ technology helps you find more.
SKU: 3720-0002
★★★★★

Nokta Makro ANFIBIO Multi Metal Detector

$764.15
Use the Nokta Makro ANFIBIO Multi Metal Detector when depth, sturdiness, and unmasking matter. Waterproof. Includes USB cable + coil cover.
SKU: 11000613
★★★★★

Nokta Makro PulseDive Pointer Waterproof Pinpointer

$101.15
The Nokta Makro Pulsedive Pinpointer - Black quickly re-tunes for any changes in mineralization. Waterproof up to 200ft with included diving cap.
SKU: 10000111
★★★★★

Best Beach Pinpointers

Have you ever found as trove of lead fishing weights? Picking them up and disposing of them properly is a fantastic way to be a good steward of the hobby. But wait, there's more! Lead and gold are very close in density, if the ocean has churned up and spit out some lead weights, chances are, if there was gold nearby, that was churned up as well!

Nokta Makro PulseDive Pointer Waterproof Pinpointer

$101.15
The Nokta Makro Pulsedive Pinpointer - Black quickly re-tunes for any changes in mineralization. Waterproof up to 200ft with included diving cap.
SKU: 10000111
★★★★★

DetectorPro Land or Sea Waterproof Pinpointer

$109.95
The DetectorPro pinpointer that works perfectly on land and in water (up to 20 ft). It has 4 sensitivity levels, LED Signal Indicator, etc.
SKU: 1219-GDPP
★★★★★

Minelab Pro-Find 35 Pinpointer

$133.97
Need extra accuracy to locate your treasures? This Minelab Pro-Find 35 Pinpointer with DIF technology & adjustable sensitivity is your tool
SKU: 3226-0003
★★★★★

Garrett Pro-Pointer AT Waterproof Pinpointer with Z-Lynk

$144.45
The all-terrain Garrett Pro-Pointer AT Waterproof Pinpointer works with Z-Lynk wireless headphones and is waterproof up to 20 feet.
SKU: 1142200
★★★★★

Nokta Makro PulseDive 2-in-1 Scuba Detector and Pinpointer - Yellow

$160.65
The Nokta Makro Pulsedive Scuba Detector - Yellow is designed for land and water. Features a dive mode and is waterproof up to 60m (200 ft).
SKU: 10000113
★★★★★

Best Beach Scoops

Hunting around fire pits can be lucrative as well. This hunting takes some patience as there is often much trash in these areas but that is often a deterrent to other, less patient, TH'ers.

Sito Scoops 8" Standard Sand Scoop with Sharp Front (V2)

$159.00
Sturdy scoop by Sito Scoops. Has a sharp front and uses 7/16" laser cut holes for precision & catching small items usually lost by other scoops. Fits 1-1/2 inch handle diameter.
SKU: 200SHASMA
★★★★★

RTG 2 in 1 Adjustable Handle Scoop (2 Qt. Capacity)

$84.95
Dual capacity RTG 2 in 1 adjustable handle scoop: with a reliable, high grade basket mesh and heavy duty scoop for best results.
SKU: 702

Detecting Adventures T-Rex 8" Stainless Steel Sand Scoop - Honeycomb Holes

$230.00
Stress-free scooping with the T-Rex 8" scoop by Detecting Adventures. Made tough with a reinforced top plate, Gusset, and angled handle mount. Scoop weighs 2.5 lbs. Fits 1-3/8" diameter handle. Handle is not included.
SKU: SS-TR8
★★★★★

Sito Scoops 7" Standard Sand Scoop

$139.00
Fine, laser cut hex holes, durable stainless steel body, perfect size for smaller rings and jewelry - the Sito Scoops 7" sand scoop.
SKU: 170STAHEX
★★★★★

CKG Sand Scoop with Handle for Metal Detecting

$94.99
The short handle of this CKG sand scoop allows up close digging. Hexahedron holes for quick sand filtering and faster detecting.
SKU: HEX7
Read Kellyco's Metal Detecting after Hurricanes Guide
Know What To Look For and How
Once the all clear is given after a hurricane, heading out with your detector can mean you find one of your best finds ever. As always, please be safe and obey local law enforcement. You are more important than anything you may find.
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Beach Hunting Quick Tips


And don't forget! Clean your coil! Salt and other minerals are abundant in sea water. After the water and sand is long gone, these minerals are left behind on your coil and in the cover and can cause significant interference. Remove your coil cover and wash both in fresh water after every beach outing.

Graphic showing high and low tides and where to search
Read Kellyco's Beach Guide
Become an Expert Beach Hunter
Need some tips before you hit the sand? We've got all the tips and tricks you need for your beach hunt in our guide to metal detecting on the beach.
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